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Rebulding my socket 939

post #1 of 11
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Well my socket 939 motherboard was giving me all kinds of trouble with the bios. I bought a new DFI Expert which should be coming in the mail on Friday. I just picked up the PC Power & Cooling 750w Silencer at Fry's. I wanted to get the black one but they only had the copper. I just put in the Silencer into my Armor case but just waiting on the motherboard.

I will take pictures once I get the motherboard, kind of sad looking with just an empty case and a psu. Hopefully by the end of it I will have a nice 939 system, something a lot of you guys a year ago
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post #2 of 11
Nice upgrades! Just one question, why the ubber powerful psu? Your system isnt going to use that much power, imho you would have been better getting a 600watt and a dedicated sound card. But thats just me, with that PC Power and Cooling you wont have to upgrade PSU's in a really long time!
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That was what I was planning, I'm still going to be using my socket 939 for a couple of more years I bet but I wanted to not have to buy another psu for a while.
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Originally Posted by sleepy916 View Post
That was what I was planning, I'm still going to be using my socket 939 for a couple of more years I bet but I wanted to not have to buy another psu for a while.
Well you chose the right one. With that PSU you wont have to upgrade for 3+ years assuming you dont go out and buy some crazy powerful rig. Plus, it doesnt get much better then PC Power and Cooling for stability, which will allow you to get the best OC out of your gear!
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sleepy is on the move
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post #6 of 11
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Yeah I didn't buy anything for my comp for months then within about a week I just spent $500+. I got the itch again! Hopefully all my pieces play nice with eachother. I bought 2gb of Crucial Ballistix pc4000 from Stormlobster for $200 shipped.

I've read about problems with DFI motherboards but I guess I'll see when I get it. That price was pretty nice considering the ddr ram prices now. I wanted to get some G.Skill HZs but good luck finding those for $200.
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post #7 of 11
Nice Upgrades you have gotten there. The Only main issues with DFI motherboards is there Picky with the RAM used and with my Motherboard the ULI sata Controller is horrid
post #8 of 11
Nice upgrades! How much did you get your PSU at frys for though? The one we have in Concord seems to rip me off continuously whenever I shop there...
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It was $199.99 before tax. I got the only they had other than the demo one.
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post #10 of 11
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YAY...up and running without a hitch. Need to reinstall a bunch of stuff though. I haven't overclocked anything yet.

Some pictures.



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